Meryem Suçlu1, Funda İfakat Tengiz2

1Izmir Katip Çelebi University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
2Department of Medical Education, Izmir Katip Çelebi University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey

Keywords: Body mass index, obesity, women's reproductive health, women’s health


Obesity is a significant public health issue that has been rapidly increasing in recent years and leads to various health problems. Obesity, which is more common among women, adversely affects both general and reproductive health of women. In this review, the effects of obesity on women's health are summarized in context to the literature.

Cite this article as: Suçlu M, İfakat Tengiz F. Obesity and women’s health. FNG & Demiroğlu Bilim Tıp Dergisi 2019;5(4):184-189.

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The authors declared no conflicts of interest with respect to the authorship and/or publication of this article.

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